Landscape Architecture Technol (LAR)

Courses

LAR 111. Introduction to Landscape Architecture Technology. 3.0 Credits. Class-1.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-6.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces basic architectural drafting techniques, lettering, and use of architectural and engineering scales. Topics include creating landscape architectural plans, sections and details; reprographic techniques; and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and print scaled drawings within minimum landscape architectural standards.

LAR 113. Residential Landscape Design. 3.0 Credits. Class-1.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-6.0. Work-0.0

The course covers the creation of residential landscape design working drawings. Topics include residential plans, elevation, sections, plant selection/lists, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a set of residential landscape working drawings which are within accepted architectural standards.

Prerequisites: Take LAR 111

LAR 120. Sustainable Development. 3.0 Credits. Class-2.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-2.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces students to sustainable practices in site design and land development. Topics include conservation subdivision design, transportation issues, urban planning, water conservation, rain gardens, alternative technologies, permaculture design, low impact design, and grey water systems. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate techniques and procedures used for mitigating the impact of development on the environment.